Centre for Children's Rights
Prof Laura Lundy
Professor of Education Law and Children's Rights
LL.B, LL.M, PhD,
Barrister at Law
Dr Bronagh Byrne
Lecturer, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Prof David Archard
Dr Nicola Carr
Prof Paul Connolly
Prof Jannette Elwood
Dr Stefania Giannakaki
Dr Karen Kerr
Prof Ruth Leitch
Prof Madeleine Leonard
Dr Katrina Lloyd
Dr Alison Mackenzie
Dr Chelsea Marshall
Dr Siobhan McAllister
Dr Sarah Miller
Dr Karen Orr
Dr Dirk Schubotz
News from the Centre for Children's Rights
Appointment to Taiwanese government expert panel
Professor Laura Lundy has been invited by the Taiwanese government to sit on an expert panel that will review Taiwan's compliance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the...
Children’s Rights and Brexit
The Centre co-organised a conference on children’s rights and Brexit on 6 December, with the Children’s Law Centre. The guest speakers were: Professor Helen Stalford from the...
International Children’s Day event
The Centre’s annual event to mark International Children’s Day was held on 19 November. Staff and students shared their successes and activities in the last academic year. ...
Keynote at Educate Together conference in Dublin
Professor Laura Lundy was the keynote speaker at the Educate Together annual conference in Dublin on 26 November. She spoke to an audience of 180 teachers from Educate Together schools across...
Children's participation in budgeting processes
The Centre for Children's Rights at Queen's University Belfast and Plan International are looking for meaningful and workable examples of child-participatory budgeting processes at national,...
Lansdown, G., Lundy, L. & Goldhagen, J. (2016) The U.N. convention on the rights of the child: Relevance and application to pediatric clinical bioethics ' Perspectives in Biology and Medicine. 58, 3, p. 252-266
Lundy, L & Byrne, B 2017 (forthcoming), The four general principles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: the potential value of the approach in other areas of human rights law. in Wandehole, Desmet, Brems (eds) Children’s Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape: Isolation, Inspiration, Integration. Routledge.
Byrne, B. (2016) Do Children still need to Escape Childhood? A Reassessment of John Holt and his Vision for Children’s Rights, International Journal of Children’s Rights, (24) 113-134.
Emerson, L. and Lloyd, K. (2016) Measuring children’s experience of their right to participate in school and community: a rights-based approach. Children and Society. [early online].
Lloyd, K. and Emerson, L. (2016)(Re)examining the relationship between children’s subjective wellbeing and their participation rights. Child Indicators Research. [early online].
Byrne, B & Lundy, L 2015, 'Reconciling Children's Policy and Children's Rights: Barriers to Effective Government Delivery'Children and Society, vol 29, no. 4, pp. 266-276., 10.1111/chso.12045